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for bradley manning for the biggest breach of classified data in u.s. history. one of his biggest advocates will join me live with her reaction. >>> plus, president obama joins the fight for pit bulls. why the white house says laws that ban breeds considered dangerous are, quote, a waste of resources. >>> but first, the "news nation" is following two developing stories in syria and egypt. first, stern new reaction from the white house following reports that in the past 24 hours, the syrian government has killed more than 1,000 people using chemical weapons. now, the attack centered on ten towns it and villages near damascus. we want to warn you the video that's come in has been very disturbing. anti-government forces say more than 1200 people have been killed, many of those reportedly children. the video provided by the rebels and not verified by nbc news shows people struggling to breathe as rescuers scramble to save lives. it also shows rows of bodies on the ground. the syrian government denies any chemical weapons were used. the white house says it is deeply concerned and trying to get m
with respect to the u.s./egyptian relationship. >> nbc's ayman mohyeldin joins us from cairo. how volatile is the current situation right now? >> reporter: well, for the second straight night the curfew has gone into effect and you can probably see the streets behind me, a lot quieter than they usually are on a thursday night. it is the beginning of the weekend, end of the work week here. these streets would be bustling. it gives you a sense of how tense the atmosphere is across the country. today a lot of the supporters of the ousted president who were mourning what happened yesterday, more than 500 people were killed, a lot of those people were given the chance today to recover the bodies of the victims. there are allegations being traded. they're not able to access their bodies because the government is prohibiting them. it's making it a more complicated process. they're alleging that the government is trying to cover up the overall casual at this figures of what happened yesterday. supporters of the ousted president, mostly members of the muss lick brotherhood, participated in several
mohyeldin joins us live from cairo. what's happening right now, ayman? >> reporter: well, a few different things that are unfolding. you are looking at those images on your screen of that building that was on fire. that was near ramsey square. it is an office building, we understand, belonging to a major construction company here in egypt. that has been set on fire. according to egyptian state television, as fire trucks were trying to get to the front lines to try to put out those fires, they came under attack. it's not clear yet who was behind the shooting, but they have been hindered in being able to address that. now, this comes as a curfew here in cairo has gone into effect. it's been about an hour now since the beginning of the third night of a military-imposed curfew. very few people out on the streets. the government saying tonight it was really going to enforce that curfew and arrest anyone who remains out. obviously, that is coming on the heels of a very violent day, one that saw a lot of confrontation between supporters of the ousted president mohamed morsi and the muslim brothe
. what can you tell us about this verdict? >> reporter: well, hi, mara. that verdict came after about seven hours of deliberations by the u.s. army jury panel. as you said, they found nidal hasan guilty of all charges. they reached that verdict unanimously. he was found guilty of 13 counts of premeditated murder, 32 counts of premeditated attempted murder. hasan showed no signs of emotion in the courtroom. family members were there. they were silent, as instructed by the judge, but some of them were in tears. hasan, who never offered up a defense, never gave a closing statement, now faces a sentencing hearing beginning here at ft. hood on monday at 9:00 a.m. 13 membof the family members, e one of them representing the 13 people killed in that rampage, will be allowed to speak to the panel. the government will also have some expert witnesses. the most important point is that prosecutors will be seeking the death penalty. the other option is life in prison. we do not know in nidal hasan will make a statement. he has that right. he has not said whether he'll have any witnesses. he has sa
it does not do to assist the u.s., has been helpful in some ways. he may talk about their cooperation after the boston marathon bombings or some of their assistance with respect to what's been going on in afghanistan, being able to get supply lines through and that sort of thing. but on some very key, very public issues, there's been a really chilly reaction to what the president has been saying and what vladimir putin's steps have been that assigning of asylum for as much as a year for edward snowden has put a real spotlight on the relationship. it's easier at the ministerial level for those conversations to go on today with secretaries it hagel and kerry. on the presidential level, when you sort of pit barack obama and vlad mifr putin t gets even more tense. i'm sure he'll be asked about that. and with respect to these nsa programs, there are foreign policy implications, of course. other countries are paying attention to what gets leaked. other countries are also engaged in their own forms of surveillance, but it does have an influence on foreign policy. >> kelly o'donnell at the wh
looking for tax breaks includes low-income housing but proposes those residents use a separate entrance. >>> plus, veteran denied his dream to play college football, but this college athlete is being told he can't play for the ncaa this season. >>> but first, the "news nation" is following saudi arabia's new message to the west over egypt. if you pull aid, we'll, quote, offer a helping hand. saudi arabia's foreign minister pledged his helping hand to the egyptian military has president obama faces growing calls from members of congress to cut off billions of dollars of aid to egypt. >> if we threaten to cut off aid and not do it, you lose your credibility and influence. >> with the recent violent crack dou crackdown, i do not see how we can continue aid. >>> also, a court ordered that hosni mubarak, the former dictator deposed in the arab spring uprising, ordered he be released while awaiting trial. attorneys for mubarak said he could be free within days, though some say that's unlikely. the news came hours after mass gunmen attacked many buses carrying egyptian police officers
the press" this sundays, discussing the u.s. aid, the billions of dollars sent to egypt from this country. let's play it. >> the acts of the last few days by the egyptian military are completely unconscionable. i do believe we have to change our aid. i think also we have to have included in the legislation and national security waiver. >> p.j., a spokesperson said the same thing, that the aid is under review. put this in perspective now that you have saudi arabia saying we will fill the hole if said is removed. it seems all along that we in the states were talking about possible influence in egypt because of these billions of dollars when, in fact, this money could have always been replaced by other arab nations. >> sure. i mean, it just highlights that we have a relatively weak hand we're plag we're playing. we're a relatively influential country, but our ability to direct what's happening in egypt and the ripple effects of democracy in that country, what it says about the reach and the position of the united states in the region, you know, events are being driven by others. we're reacti
for tomorrow on whether hosni mubarak will be released from prison. nbc's ayman mohyeldin in cairo for us. a lot to get to. seems to be a significant change here. >> reporter: it was. the arrest was certainly not a surprise, given the fact he was wanted by authorities here for the past several weeks. he is accused of inciting violence, particularly inciting his protesters to commit violence and acts of murder. there are several other leaders also on the run. the organization right now is in disarray. despite that, they did make an announcement today replacing him with an interim leader. that leader sr. actually even more hawkish. he's expected to even strike a slightly hard tone within the ongoing crisis here in the country. so you can expect that the muslim brotherhood is not backing down. in fact, they've been insisting all along they will not cower to this military dictatorship. they will continue to organize protests. now that it has an interim leader who's more hawkish, there are still concerns that the group may try in the coming days to create more unrest or civil disobedience. tam
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